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I have checked artificial sweeteners cause insulin resistance and may lead to diabetes 2.is same true for natural sweetner stevia.. long term hazards?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Stevia: Stevia appears safe for long term use. It is derived from natural sources, has no calories or raise blood sugar.and shouldn't cause insulin resistance. Just make sure to buy reliable brands which pass inspections.

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